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Young Girl Receives a Special Gift

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Young Girl Receives a Special Gift Young Girl Receives a Special Gift Young Girl Receives a Special Gift Karissa, 9, was given a "Frozen" themed prosthetic hand. A special gift for a 9-year-old girl, inspired by her favorite movie, made her smile first, then it changed her life. ABC's David Wright has her story. Reporter: Like so many 9-year-old girls, Karissa Mitchell is a big fan of the Disney movie "Frozen." ♪ Let it go ♪ Reporter: She now has a "Frozen" souvenir like no other. An ice blue prosthetic arm. Fashioned by students at Siena college in upstate New York, using 3-d printing. Karissa was born without a right arm. So, the lab created one for her, complete with a hand that can squeeze. Awesome! Reporter: All the more awesome because Karissa got the prosthetic free of charge. Just the smile on her face, it's the most amazing feeling. Reporter: Prosthetic limbs can cost tens of thousands of dollars. And for kids, it's a temporary fix. Their young bodies still growing. 3-d printers lower that cost to about $30 to $50. Changing lives, like Alex Pring, who is learning to ride a bike. It's an amazing feeling to be able to help someone and know you can help them do things they wouldn't normally be able to do.